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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Tesla Motors, Inc., TSLA

Tesla Motors, Inc., TSLA is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Auto Manufacturers – Major in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Tesla Motors, Inc., TSLA  has a market cap of 32928.99. Since its IPO date on the 6/29/2010, Tesla Motors, Inc., TSLA performance year to date is -7.12%. Today Tesla Motors, Inc., TSLA has gained 2.20%, with a current price of 227.84.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 68.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -12.30%, with return on investment at -16.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Tesla Motors, Inc., TSLA is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.05. While Total debt/equity is 1.3. With a profit margin of -24.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 21.40%, and operating margin of -20.40%. Tesla Motors, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Tesla Motors, Inc., TSLA has seen a EPS growth of -193.60%. A performance for the year of -3.40%. The 52-week high is -16.10%, and the 52-week low is 61.53%. The average volume for Tesla Motors, Inc., TSLA is 2792873.

With a target price of 240.08, can Tesla Motors, Inc., TSLA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Tesla Motors, Inc., TSLA. Tesla Motors, Inc. has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 130.44. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Tesla Motors, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 7.21 and 12.38 respectively. For P/cash, Tesla Motors, Inc. has a value of 10.14, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 227.84, Tesla Motors, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of -76.50%.

Looking more long-term Tesla Motors, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 35.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 303.60% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -193.60% for this year and for the last five years a -17.90% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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